Program & Project Management for Commercial Satellites

Program & Project Management for Commercial Satellites

Business Case and Lessons Learned


Michael Carriger, PMP

Manager, Project Support Center
GeoEye, Inc.

PMIWDC Non-Member Rate

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Event Location

M & S Grill
11901 Democracy Drive
Reston, Reston, 20190

Agenda and Cost:

11:30 am: Networking
12:00 pm: Program

PMIWDC Members $27
Non-Members: $27
*Lunch will be served 

This presentation will provide a look at a real operational approach to the alignment and coordination required within the highly competitive and very complex commercial satellite imagery industry. The presentation will look at the requirements for the establishment of corporate strategic goals and objects, the alignment of the portfolio of programs and projects, the organization of the overall governance body, and the impact on programs and projects with a view to future enhancements.
PDUs Available: 
1.00 PDUs for Certified PMs

About the Speaker

Michael Carriger, PMP

GeoEye, Inc.
Manager, Project Support Center

Michael Carriger is a Senior Program Manager currently assigned as the manager of the project support center responsible for facilitating the operations of the executive management governance committees, establishment of corporate level program/project management policies, processes and procedures, resource management analysis, and PM training.  

Mr. Carriger began his career as a Marine Corps software engineer within aviation maintenance analysis.  He has held senior level management positions within various corporations within the Information Systems Integration, Telecommunications, Construction, and Aerospace industries.  He has founded, managed, and sold four companies.  Mr. Carriger holds masters degrees in Information Systems, International Management, Corporate Governance, and Applied Project Management.  He is also a project management professional (PMI PMP ’05).

About the Reston Local Community

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